Man to appear in Peterborough court charged with attempting to murder convicted killer and armed robber

A man will appear at Peterborough Crown Court tomorrow charged with attempted murder.

Monday, 15th May 2017, 1:31 pm
Updated Monday, 15th May 2017, 5:28 pm

Kevin McCarthy, 49, of HMP Whitemoor, March, is due to appear at Peterborough Crown Court on Tuesday, May 16, following a serious assault on a man at the prison in October, 2016.

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The victim, Damien Fowkes, 41, of HMP Whitemoor was taken to hospital where he was treated for life threatening injuries to his neck.

Fowkes was jailed for a minimum of 20 years in 2011 for attempting to murder Soham murderer Ian Huntley and for the manslaughter of child killer Colin Hatch.

He was also serving a sentence for armed robbery.